On Friday, August 16th, live from U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois, ESPN Friday Night Fights will have a full card headlined by Artur Szpilka Vs. Mike Mollo in scheduled ten-round bout in the heavyweight division. The co-feature will be a light heavyweight bout scheduled for twelve rounds, between Gabriel Campillo Vs. Andrzej Fonfara for the IBO light heavyweight title.
The undefeated 24-year-old Szpilka(15-0, 11 KO’s), a native of Poland, will face off against Mollo, whom he stopped previously in an exciting fight via 6-round KO on February 1st of this year. Szpilka is coming off a 10-round unanimous decision victory over Brian Minto this past Saturday in Poland. Mollo(20-4-1, 12 KO’s), meanwhile, hasn’t fought since his first fight with Szpilka, and will try to avenge the loss. In their first encounter, Mollo had Szpilka down in rounds one and four.
On the co-feature portion of the event, Gabriel Campillo(22-5-1, 9 KO’s) will challenge Polish Andrzej Fonfara in a scheduled twelve-round bout for the IBO light heavyweight title. Campillo is coming off a second-round TKO over Ionut Trandafir Ilie this past Friday. Meanwhile, Fonfara, will see action for the first time this year, as he’s coming off a seventh-round TKO over Tommy Karpency last November.